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Master's Thesis | Jan 2005
Defining, Measuring and Explaining Political Regimes: Central America 1950-2000. Anette Walstad En
How does information about elite tax evasion affect political participation: Experimental evidence from Tanzania
Journal Article | Jan 2019
We present results of a randomized field experiment where voters in Tanzania were given information about elite use of tax havens. Information provided ...
Elites, citizens, voter turnout, political participation, tax havens, political economy, Tanzania
Edited Book | Jan 2016
Humanitarian intervention has increasingly become the prevalent means of providing protection and aid at a global level. Yet alongside its success concerns ...
Project | Jan 2019 - Dec 2022
Youth unemployment is a growing challenge in many countries. It causes frustrations, social problems, growth in unwanted migration, and victimization ...
Journal Article | Sep 2015
[English abstract] The Lebanese media landscape is widely acknowledged to be a battleground for privatized outlets aligned with political elites. Each ...
transtional justice, media theory, framing, Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL), Lebanon
Exploring the relationship between socio-economic inequality, political instability and economic growth Why do we know so little?
CMI Working Paper | Feb 2012
The hypothesis that socio-economic inequality has a detrimental effect on economic growth by breeding political instability has been subject to empirical ...
Socio-economic inequality, Political instability, Economic growth, Investment, Gini variable, Diverging empirical findings, Methodological robustness, Measurement differences
Report in External Series | Aug 2011
With a focus on the institutional set-up and the political environment as central to understanding and rectifying the poor impact of mining on Ghana’s ...
Political economy, corruption, mining, Ghana, Ghana
U4 Brief | Sep 2013
Addressing corruption in fragile and conflict-affected environments is constrained by the risk that reforms can spark violent resistance. Two different ...
Project | Nov 2016 - Mar 2017
According to the World Bank, political unrest in Bangladesh in the first part of 2015 resulted in a loss of 1% of GDP. A previous study by UNDP estimated ...
Bangladesh. Political unrest. Garments, Bangladesh
Project | Oct 2016 - Nov 2017
Commissioned report: A political economy analysis with a view to providing foreign policy makers, development aid planners and other stakeholders ...
Journal Article | Jul 2018
In Jordan - home to some one million Syrian refugees - the vital roles played by vernacular politics, discourses of inclusion and exclusion, and sectarian ...
Islamic sectarianism, Syrian refugees, vernacular politics, integration, interdisciplinarity, Jordan
Edited Book | Jan 2011
The third edition of this well respected textbook explores the changing nature of politics in the developing world in the twenty-first century. Beginning ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2007
The Islamic Resistance Movement's (Hamas) big win in the elections to the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) marks the end of Fatah's political hegemony. ...
Peace, Conflict, Political development, Elections, Economic conditions, Economic policy, Middle East: Israel, Palestine
Project | Jan 1998 - May 2002
This project was an extension of project 96076 (NUFU:"The Antropology of Social Change in West Africa") and focuses on the political role of migration ...
Migration, democratisation, political parties, resources, Africa: Mali
CMI Brief | Jul 2020
Hawa Jibril, a poetess and a long-time activist for Somali women’s rights, identified male elders as a barrier to women’s inclusion in the ...
poltics, women's rights, clans, gender quota, politics, federalism, Somalia
The interplay between poverty and electoral authoritarianism: Poverty and political mobilization in Zambia and Uganda
CMI Working Paper | Feb 2012
In this paper we wish to analyze the interplay between the political setting of electoral authoritarianism and economic grievances expressed in particular ...
Elections, Authoritarianism, Poverty, Mobilization, Regime change, Zambia, Uganda
CMI Report | Apr 2018
Executive summary How can young women in developing countries best be prepared for success in their lives and livelihoods? Life preparation requires ...
education, life skills, girls, Ethiopia, Lebanon, Tanzania
Book Chapter | Jan 2006
Introduction Part II: Bolivia: The Politics of Water John-Andrew McNeish From Where Life Flows: T
Close the political gender gap to reduce corruption. How women's political agenda and risk aversion restricts corrupt behaviour
U4 Brief | Apr 2018
Including women in local councils is strongly negatively associated with the prevalence of both petty and grand forms of corruption. This reduction in ...
Journal Article | Jan 2004
This article argues that election observation has evolved as an informal enforcement mechanism with respect to several articles contained in the Internatio ...
Election observation, democratisation, political rights